College Application Links & Resources

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Naviance Family Connection is Santa Catalina's online college counseling website and a valuable resource for parents and students as they navigate the college application process. A personal password is required to access Family Connection. Junior students and their parents have received their passwords. You can also log in as a guest. The guest password is "Cougar." If you are unable to locate your password, please contact Colleen Murray at

College Answer College search with information on testing, application, financial aid, and tips for parents. offers college admission tips and insider secrets about planning for college, applying for college, financial aid, admission essays, college interviews, and more.

College Board College search with testing information, links to PROFILE and financial aid resources.

Colleges That Changes Lives A nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement and support of a student-centered college search process.

College View Campus web tours.

The Common Application One application form for more than 600 colleges.

Go College Admission, financial aid, and college survival guide.

FairTest provides a list of SAT/ACT optional four-year universities. A comprehensive directory of merit and academic scholarships from colleges across the country.

Peterson’s College search with information on testing and financial aid.

SimpleTuition offers tips, advice, interactive tools, and deals to ensure students plan better for the cost of college, pay less for college-related expenses, and are smarter about how they manage and pay back their student loans.

US News and World Report College rankings from U.S. News and World Report with admission information.

Virtual Campus Tours Campus web tours.

College Athletics

NCAA — National Collegiate Athletic Association




TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language

Financial Aid

Net Price Calculator

American Educational Guidance Center

$1,000 College Scholarship from Rover

American Educational Guidance Center 's scholarship searches

American Culinary Federation Scholarships

CANFIT Scholarships

College Scorecard Compare schools, learn more about different types of financial aid, and calculate your estimated eligibility for federal student aid.

Consumer Protection Avoiding scams when applying for Federal Student Aid

Edward C. Bryant Scholarships in Survey Statistics

FAFSA — Free Application for Federal Student Aid

FastWeb A database of more than 180,000 scholarships, grants, fellowships, and loans.

Federal Trade Commission Information on scholarship scams and deceptive student loan offers.

FinAid Financial aid information, advice, and tools.

Financial Aid Shopping Sheet This U.S. Department of Education site helps families compare "apples to apples" across various award packages.

FIRST Scholarship Opportunities For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)

NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

PROFILE CSS Profile is the financial aid application service required by many colleges and universities.

Sallie Mae Lending service that assists students and parents with the financial aid process and scholarships. has been helping parents and students find scholarships and free college money since 2001. scholarships for high school students

School Soup has on online college scholarship database with more than $40 billion in scholarships listed.

Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART from the DoD)

Xerox Minority Scholarships

Financial Planning

54 Ways to Save Money

College Savings Calculator

Creating Your Budget (Worksheet and Tips)

Repayment Estimator